Thai Ingredient Substitutes

Thai Ingredient Substitutes

Posted by WingsFan91 at recipegoldmine.com 11/14/2001 6:34 pm

bamboo shoots: in fried dishes you may use asparagus
coconut milk: whole (cows) milk
fermented fish: anchovy paste
fermented pork: Spam, marinated in lime juice
gord (gourd leaves – bai dumleung): watercress
green mangoes: sour green cooking apples
lime juice: lemon juice
limes: lemons
makheau phuang (Thai pea eggplants): garden peas
mooli (white radish): turnip
palm sugar: light brown sugar
phak kana (Thai kale): broccoli
shallots: red or spanish onions
shrimp paste: anchovy paste
swamp cabbage: cabbage (blanch if required "raw")
tamarind juice: 5 parts tomato catsup to 1 part vinegar
Thai basil: a mixture of Italian basil and mint
Thai chiles (prik chi fa): Mexican chiles: jalapeno
Thai chiles (prik ki nu): Mexican chiles: habanero